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Opinion: Why you should not spy on your child's texts, posts

Opinion: Why you should not spy on your child's texts, posts

Tuesday, Feb. 2, 2016
Should parents secretly monitor their child's text messages, phone calls and social media activities in order to keep them safe?
 
Nine tips to up your design game

Nine tips to up your design game

Tuesday, Feb. 2, 2016
As you study vignettes on your bookmarked design blogs, flip through pages of shelter magazines and binge-watch HGTV shows, it’s hard not to imagine certain design details transforming your own home.
 
Facebook ‘teen dating’ groups are every parent’s nightmare come to life

Facebook ‘teen dating’ groups are every parent’s nightmare come to life

Monday, Feb. 1, 2016
While teen dating groups, both public and closed, have been common on Facebook for years, the genre has come to light this week for tragic reasons.
 
Chipotle probe by CDC concludes without source being found

Chipotle probe by CDC concludes without source being found

Monday, Feb. 1, 2016
The CDC has concluded its investigation into two E. coli outbreaks that sickened dozens of Chipotle Mexican Grill customers and thrust the chain into a crisis that wiped out more than $10 billion in market value.
 
Chowderfest coming to Saratoga Springs
SARATOGA SPRINGS

Chowderfest coming to Saratoga Springs

Sunday, Jan. 31, 2016
Chowder and cabin fever share a link in Saratoga Springs.
 
Mr Wasabi offers tantalizing array of flavors and textures
SCHENECTADY

Mr Wasabi offers tantalizing array of flavors and textures

Sunday, Jan. 31, 2016
The atmosphere in Mr Wasabi was serene, the menu extensive.
 
Soup Stroll warms a cold day in Schenectady
SCHENECTADY

Soup Stroll warms a cold day in Schenectady

Saturday, Jan. 30, 2016
More than 1,000 visitors in Schenectady on Saturday sampled soups from 16 local restaurants as the city held its first Soup Stroll.
 
Cummings remembered as caring friend, dedicated cyclist
SCHENECTADY

Cummings remembered as caring friend, dedicated cyclist

Saturday, Jan. 30, 2016
John Cummings was a private man who valued his independence, but if people were talking about cats or bicycles he would happily join the conversation.
 
Chest pain is not the only symptom of a heart attack

Chest pain is not the only symptom of a heart attack

Friday, Jan. 29, 2016
Chest pain is a common symptom of a heart attack, but there are other indicators—and they sometimes vary between men and women.
 
Indian Scout Sixty: An American 999-cc 'starter bike'

Indian Scout Sixty: An American 999-cc 'starter bike'

Friday, Jan. 29, 2016
Indian Motorcycle is going down _ in size, scale and price.
 
Headspace app generates buzz as meditation turns ultra-trendy
LOS ANGELES

Headspace app generates buzz as meditation turns ultra-trendy

Friday, Jan. 29, 2016
Andy Puddicombe, a trained Buddhist monk, wants to spread health and happiness by teaching our technology-addled minds to slow down and live in the moment.
Naturally, he's doing it through an app.
 
WWII vet Checca remembered for his service and as family man
AMSTERDAM

WWII vet Checca remembered for his service and as family man

Friday, Jan. 29, 2016
Mario Checca saw life for what it was. "He was definite in the way he did things,” Pauline Kretser, Checca’s daughter, said. “He knew what he wanted and looked at life in a matter-of-fact way." Checca, a decorated World War II veteran and former prisoner of war known for his service and bravery, died this week.
 
Zika virus ‘spreading explosively’ in Americas; 31 cases in U.S.

Zika virus ‘spreading explosively’ in Americas; 31 cases in U.S.

Friday, Jan. 29, 2016
The World Health Organization announced today that the Zika virus is "spreading explosively" across the Americas. Meanwhile, the U.S. has 31 confirmed cases in 11 states and the District of Columbia.
 
The latest innovation from Japan: Chocolate french fries

The latest innovation from Japan: Chocolate french fries

Thursday, Jan. 28, 2016
Is this the answer to McDonald's problems in Japan? The "McFry Potato Chocolate Sauce"?
 
'Light the Night' to showcase work of 6 Schenectady non-profits
SCHENECTADY

'Light the Night' to showcase work of 6 Schenectady non-profits

Thursday, Jan. 28, 2016
If it weren’t for Community Fathers Inc., William Rivas said he wouldn’t be alive today. He is the director of Community Fathers, one of six Schenectady non-profits taking part in tonight's Light the Night event at a Scotia church.
 
 

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